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Tulane Releases Study on First-Year Conflict Minerals Filings

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Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized The Payson Center for International Development of Tulane University Law School released a study analyzing the results of a June 2014 survey of issuers who filed the required Form SD.  The study investigates the market impact of Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, which applies public disclosure […] Read more →

by   |   October 7, 2014

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MD&A Rules Do Not Create Rule 10b-5 Disclosure Obligation

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities The Ninth Circuit recently examined whether Item 303 of Regulation of S-K, which sets forth the MD&A rules, creates an affirmative duty of disclosure on which to pin a Rule... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2014

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CFTC Finalizes Rule to Exclude Swaps with Municipal Utilities From $25 Million De Minimis Swap Dealer Threshold

Derivatives, Energy The CFTC has published its final rule to exclude most swaps used for hedging purposes by municipal and other governmental utilities from counting against the $25 million swap... Read more →

by   |   October 6, 2014

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Hedge Fund and its Partner and Lawyer Fail on Motion to Dismiss for Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Litigation A case against a hedge fund, and one of its partners and in-house counsel, related to actions at a portfolio company and alleging breach of fiduciary duties survived a motion to... Read more →

by   |   October 5, 2014